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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Thousands of Colombians took to the streets of the country on Wednesday, April 28, with chants, dances and music to protest against the tax reform presented by the government of President Iván Duque, in...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Bolivian National Health Council (CONASA) announced on Thursday that as of last Friday and until February 28th it will go on a general strike against the enactment of the Health Emergency Law. In a...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Echoing the mobilization seen in New York in April, France’s non-government organizations (NGO) are coming together to  ask Emmanuel Macron's government not to lay out the "red carpet for Brazil’s...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Nearly four thousand indigenous from several ethnicities around Brazil are camping out in Brasilia until Friday to participate in Terra Livre (Free Land), an annual gathering in defense of the...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – One of Rio’s most iconic samba schools, ‘Estação Primeiro de Mangueira’ (First Station of Mangueira) have chosen to pay tribute to murdered Rio councilwoman Marielle Franco as part of their...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - An estimated seven thousand people took to the streets of Copacabana near Copacabana Palace in Rio's Zona Sul (South Zone) on Sunday, July 29th, in the fourth annual "Black Women's...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – As Brazil tries to get back to normal after nine days of protests by truck drivers, retailers, farmers and exporters now sit down to calculate the economic damages caused...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – After eight days of chaos on Brazilian highways, closed gas stations across the country, reduced public transportation and the loss of hundreds of thousands of kilos of perishables goods,...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Truck drivers are causing havoc and chaos in twenty Brazilian states as they block highways for the fourth day in a row, protesting the increase in diesel fuel prices....

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